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Welcome to Forethought India One-on-One Courses. Our program is designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge necessary to excel in their chosen profession. Our instructor for this course is by Researcher Dr. Guruprasad Jayarao at IIM Indore


The course on "Emerging Trends in Finance" is a comprehensive exploration of the dynamic landscape of modern finance. Spanning across a series of engaging lectures, this course delves into a wide array of innovative topics revolutionizing the financial industry. From the disruptive force of Fintech innovations and the transformative potential of cryptocurrency and blockchain to the integration of AI, machine learning, and big data analytics in financial services, the course elucidates the profound impact of technology on finance. Moreover, it examines the burgeoning realm of sustainable finance, ESG investments, digital banking, payment systems, risk management, and the future trajectory of trading strategies in the digital era. Furthermore, the course critically analyzes regulatory challenges and ethical implications posed by these rapid transformations, ensuring a comprehensive understanding of both the opportunities and challenges inherent in these emerging financial trends. With a forward-looking perspective, it explores advanced concepts such as NFTs, quantum computing, cybersecurity, behavioral finance, insurtech, and augmented reality, providing a holistic view of the ever-evolving financial landscape, catering to students and professionals seeking to navigate and thrive in this fast-paced sector.

At the end of the program, students will receive a certificate & performance letter by the eductor indicating that they have completed the program and acquired the necessary skills and knowledge to excel in their chosen profession.

Emerging Trends in Finance, by Dr. Guruprasad Jayarao

  • Dr. Guruprasad B Jayarao is an accomplished professional in the field of technology and management, with an extensive background in software engineering, leadership, and program management. With over two decades of experience, he has held key positions in prominent companies, showcasing expertise in directing engineering teams and spearheading programs in the software industry.

    His educational journey commenced with a Bachelor's degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Jawaharlal Nehru National College of Engineering, where he actively contributed to technical initiatives and academic societies. Building upon this foundation, he pursued a Master's degree from Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, further enhancing his technical prowess.

    Guruprasad's professional journey reflects a progressive career trajectory. Notably, he held significant roles at globally recognized companies, including IBM and McAfee, where he contributed substantially in project and program management. At McAfee, he specialized in technical program management, overseeing the development of enterprise security products for various operating systems.

    His tenure at IBM saw him assuming diverse leadership positions, engaging in delivery execution, test management, and pre-sales activities. This broad spectrum of responsibilities speaks to his adeptness in handling multifaceted managerial tasks within a corporate environment.

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